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Evolution of a Song: Throw Your Arms Around Me

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I stumbled across this Aussie anthem from Mark Seymour of Hunters and Collectors. A quick search on YouTube turned up an interesting evolution over the last 20 years.

Neil Finn has the interpretation I’m most familiar with: Throw Your Arms Around Me

Here’s the original version: Hunters and Collectors: Throw Your Arms Around Me

Eddie Vedder picked up on it and did it with Mark Seymour on tour in Australia

Listen to the crowd in this live version from a Finn Brothers show

Out of the Blue (OOTB), Oxford’s all-male acappella group performing after their first term together in 2007 at their November concert in Keble Chapel, Oxford.

I think my favorite version is by Louise Fraser and Dan Connolly

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